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I've owned this book almost since it came out in 2009 but only got around reading it now. Although the world has in many respects moved on in the intervening six years, Collier's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. I. Uitto
This book is a must read for interests in political science, economics and history. The university professor assigned the first 5 chapters to summarize and read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Logan
This is just a great book. Collier writes with wit, clarity, logic, humanity and an obvious affection for the world's poorest billion people who live in places where Western... Read morePublished on March 30, 2014 by Edgar Mcgarvey
Collier is the best economist on the planet and his analyses of why civil wars happen is right on the mark.Published on November 21, 2013 by Paul K.
Fantastic insight in why the poorest countries have difficulties to get into an accelerated development path. Backed up by solid research and written with humor. Read morePublished on October 18, 2013 by stijn van der krogt
This book is so challenging about our work in unstable environments. He offers insights and options that make absolute sense and do need to be thought through .Published on July 24, 2013 by H. F. Green
For those who have been trying to educate themselves on certain international affairs such as politics of poor countries and arms trading this book attempts to explain it. Read morePublished on January 18, 2011 by Denis Benchimol Minev
I found Guns, Wars, and Votes to be very thought-provoking. As I child I remember the frequency with which the news media joyfully announced a new country being birthed in Africa. Read morePublished on September 13, 2010 by Vi from Colorado